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gable roof

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ga′ble roof`


n.
a roof sloping downward from a central ridge so as to leave a gable at each end.
[1840–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gable roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each endgable roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
gambrel, gambrel roof - a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
gutter, trough - a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
ridgepole, rooftree, ridge - a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
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References in classic literature ?
As for D'Artagnan, he did not even see them; his house with its gabled roof, its windows crowded with the curious, attracted and even absorbed all the attention he was capable of.
To cross to the other side of the deck was like walking up the steep gabled roof of a house.
The large and spacious houses, with their oriel, latticed windows, their huge fireplaces, and their gabled roofs, breathe of the days of hose and doublet, of pearl-embroidered stomachers, and complicated oaths.
Gabled roof peaks, flower boxes, and pretty shutters add to this country home.
* Mr and Mrs Wilson, replacement of roof with new gabled roof with dormers front and rear, 513 Bradford Road, Far town.
Six Northumberland crews attended the blaze after smoke and flames were spotted coming from the gabled roof just after 11.30am on Saturday.
Gutting the interior while maintaining the integrity of the structure--its three-story gabled roof and rose and arch windows take advantage of Southern California's seemingly endless sunlight--was paramount.
Each building responds to a grade change of 5 percent, says architect Robert Hide): Plan 2 has a tiny courtyard off the kitchen, "a product of how the plans interlock and respond to the grade." The home's exterior reflects an Old World vernacular: simple gabled roof lines, stucco walls, and ornate ironwork.
But a masterpiece in wood and stone arose in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park, one famed for its six-story gabled roof, soaring great hall, and monumental stone fireplace.
So short are the new trees that not a leaf breaks the angular monotony of gabled roof lines.
The property has gabled roof lines, square bay front window and a Victorian inspired porch with turned wood pillar.
Victorian Stick houses are characterized by a steep gabled roof and large geometric forms in the trusses of the gables or on the woodwork (see Figure 6).